When I first saw the Johammer J1 electric motorbike I was in two minds; the external skeleton looked like some ancient bakelite radio on first sight, but this was soon tempered by the Easy Rider chopper-style position that the rider can take on-board, and we all like that look don’t we…
Once again it was time to fling open the doors of Birmingham’s NEC to motorcycle fans both young and old, to peruse the delights provided by more than 230 exhibitors packed into 4 large halls.
Visitors to the Motorcycle Live exhibition in Birmingham got to see more than they perhaps bargained for at the event, as a rather familiar face was spotted wandering around the array of incredible two-wheeled machines.
Parker Brothers Concepts are a Florida based company fast developing a reputation for producing often road-worthy and always fun concept vehicles. Shanon and Marc are two brothers that work seamlessly together utilising each of their specific skills to produce some fine looking vehicles that are bound to put a smile on your face.
Shanon is the company’s chief designer, while Marc is the practical one – he is tasked with the head-scratching role of staying true to his brother’s designs, yet making them workable. The final result is a set of fantastic vehicles that look like they have jumped straight off the page of a Marvel comic book.
Best known for its recent foray into the world of F1, and for delivering quality kit cars and other sports vehicles, Caterham has now launched its newest ambition, which will broaden its appeal in the automotive market. In fact, their efforts have seen them half the number of wheels they’ll be working with.